COMMUNITY FOOD CO-OP BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

IN PERSON, CO-OP TRAINING ROOM UPSTAIRS, 6:30 PM

13 OCTOBER, 2022 DRAFT MEETING MINUTES

PRESENT: J. BATTON, C. HILDRETH, H. KIM, J. MADGIC, S. QUARLES, C. SHANKS, M. SKOGLUND, J. MADDEN (FACILITATOR), K. WISEMAN (GENERAL MANAGER), K. ALTHOFF (BOARD ASSISTANT) EXCUSED: M. COBURN

Check-Ins

MEMBER FORUM: No members in attendance.

CONSENT AGENDA

REVIEW & FINALIZE October agenda, September meeting minutes, calendar, and action items review. Board approved July minutes, August and September minutes will be edited and finalized at the next meeting.

COMMITTEE ITEMS THAT REQUIRE BOARD ACTION

  • GM SEARCH COMMITTEE UPDATE. Committee met with Brett Meyers of the Carlisle Group and Carolee Colter of Columinate, and is finalizing the contract. Board approved an increase in the search budget. Board discussed Qualifications Survey and provided guidance on final questions that the recruiter will use to vet candidates.
  • POLICY GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE Discussed potential retreat topics that will be facilitated by Rose Marie Klee by Columinate Consulting.

GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT

  • The GM discussed sales, personnel, and facilities management issues.
  • The board accepted GM’s policy governance report on policy B5: Treatment of Customers.

FINANCE

Longevity bonus was paid out with good reception by staff. Board approved the report. Food E-News delivered a message on member dividends.

REVIEW ACTION ITEMS

New process was established on how to review and finalize action items.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Personnel Committee discussed a 6 month check-in with the General Manager, as well as the leave of absence policy.